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other over the past four years. >> i want to read the reviews. lauren ashburn says by obama sitting down with the secretary of state, it was clear he was launching an effort to buff her scuffed image before she resigns in the next couple of weeks. joan walsh said they broke no news and provided little insight on the foreign policy but there's a remarkable comfort and chemistry between them. what did you think while watching the interview s? >> that's right. no news was broken but president obama did himself a great favor nominating hillary clinton as secretary of state, insulating himself from any sort of primary challenge. also did her a great favor by insulating her from the politics of the last four years. joe biden, i think, is going to be in the center of a lot of the big political fights over the next year and going to see his approval ratings probably take a beating. of course, playing kyoto say this isn't about 2016. what a fantastic launch for hillary clinton. should she decide to run. i think one of the things we have seen over the last elections is that the person who has some
are always quick to blame president obama when the market goes down. do you think they are going to give president obama credit? do you think they are going to thank him when the market goes up, up, up? of course not. we will tell you why. we will talk about that and awhole lot more, with the latest, today's current news update in los angeles, here is lisa ferguson. good morning, lisa. >> hey bill. good morning, everyone. here is what's on the president's schedule today. first up, he is having lunch with hillary clinton in the private dining room at the whitehouse at 12:30. yesterday, the senate confirmed senator john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state in an overwhelming vote of 94 to 3. clinton was having an interactive online interview. as she heads out the door, she is leading -- leaving a legacy the most traveled secretary of state in history. more 950,000 miles, visited 112 countries and held 1700 meetings with world leaders. next up for the president today. he is talking immigration reform at 3:55 and 4:15. yesterday, obama unveiled his new
the administration. he said, "fair share" like he got ahold of the talking point from obama. >> eric: if you break down his yearly, annual income of $60 million a year. he made $3.5 million the last year we have stats for. but he made $57 million on sponsors, on advertisers who spend money to make sure that he sells the product. if half the country is liberal and half the country is conservative, half the people buying the products are going to be liberal. and they probably took issue with what he had said. the advertisers saying listen, you are alienating half of our customer base. walk it back. do it quickly or risk losing advertisers. >> andrea: if you look at what governor brown wants to do. there is proposition 30, hike up taxes for those making more than $250,000. 60% tax break. william la jeunesse found out businesses and individuals not just mickelson are leaving in droves. this is a problem in new york, new jersey, connecticut. so there is no money to pay for the big welfare state. they need to retain him. >> dana: a i. cycle. he shouldn't take advantage of the platform and his ability to
obama and hillary clinton gave a joint interview. it was their idea. they sat down with steve kroft. steve kroft thinks he knows why he was chosen. >>steve: steve kroft sat down with pierce morgan. he said he was absolutely flabbergasted when he discovered the white house wanted him to be the interviewer. he was asked why does obama keep sitting in the chair opposite you? he said we're fair, we do great editing and we're not going to play gotcha, we're not going to go out of our way to make him look stupid, and he knows that. >>gretchen: brit hume on special report last night put his thoughts into perspective. >> you didn't hear it on "60 minutes" but president obama is unhappy with the press. in a second weekend interview with the new republic he grumbled about fox news and rush limbaugh. president obama also complained a reporter generally treats the republicans and democrats as equivalent balancing the views of one side with the other. they fail to note one side -- his -- is trying to do what's right and -- quote -- "we haven't seen that kind of attitude on the other side." never
over at the eyeball network? >> that's right. president obama and secretary clinton will be sitting down with steve kroft from "60 minutes." this is interesting, because it will be their first joint interview. it will air, of course, on sunday. of course, you can expect the two of them to get a range of questions, particularly about benghazi. and we also expect there to be some reflection about secretary clinton's tenure as secretary of state. of course, she's the most traveled secretary of state. so a lot to talk about during that interview. >> and, obviously, president obama, the first thing he did after being inaugurated was push forward the nominations for treasury and state. and obviously, john kerry had his first appearance before a senate panel yesterday, getting some tough questions about benghazi as hillary clinton did this week as well. >> reporter: he was, luke. and by all accounts, senator kerry's nomination is really expected to sail through. everyone expects him to be confirmed. but what happened yesterday is that he got some tough questions about secretary clinton's t
. >> steve: it's cuba. at this time of year it's beautiful down there. >> gretchen: president obama just laid out his plans yesterday in las vegas to fix a broken immigration system. but the specifics could put him on a collision course now with congress. or will it? peter doocy live in washington with all the details. good morning to you. >> good morning. and there are a few big differences between what the president wants to do to reform immigration and what a bipartisan group of u.s. senators wants to do and a big one revolves around the pathway to citizenship. president obama yesterday during the first trip of his second term told a crowd in las vegas that the process for illegal aliens to become u.s. citizens should be a fast one. >> yes, they broke the rules. they crossed the border illegally. maybe they i don't have stayed their visas. those are the facts. nobody disputes them. but these 11 million men and women are now here. many of them have been here for years. >> but the senate plan, which president obama applauded but did not endorse since it hasn't been written yet, calls for sec
.s. passport. say it ain't so. >>> first let's get to that joint television interview with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. and some revealing new details about their working relationship. listen. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we've had. it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. >> a few years ago it would have been seen as improbable. because we have that very long, hard, primary campaign. in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard, but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state. and i said yes. and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> let me bring in political reporter for "u.s. news and world report" lauren fox and white house reporter david nakimura. david the first sit down interview the president has done with anyone other than the first lady. why do this? why do it now? >> i think t.j. the timing is secretary of state has served for four years. now she's leaving. she's
convinced the democratic field will be defined quickly and that it may very we will come down to a private chat with hillary clinton, about who should finish what barack obama started. he is intoxicated about the democrats. according to the polls released today, 47% view him favorably, 46% unfavorably. 67% view hillary clinton favorably, 26% view her unfavorably. a democrat close to both joe biden and clinton said it is extremely unlikely they would challenge each other. they will both build up teams and see how it goes. the democrat said one of them will fade away as it becomes more obvious which one of them should be the standard-bearer for the obama legacy. i can't see them announcing the run, but both will have teams trying to get them to that. >> i haven't made that judgment, and hillary clinton has not made that judgment. but i can tell you what, everything that should be done over the next two years that i should be a part of would have to be done whether i run or i don't run. if this administration is successful, whoever is running as a democrat is better positioned to win. if it w
me to do this job. this has made it all worth it. >> the job has had its ups and downs, biden's infamous candor has made him an issue. but here is why this team works, as much as president obama dislikes the congressional drama, biden thrives on it. 40 years to be exact, that is one reason he is running the initiative on the president's gun control. >> i have done this before, i passed the assault weapon -- >> more than 20 years ago? >> yes, and because the so-called biden crime bill had a certain shelf life, there was no decision to renew it. but that did not mean there was not a consensus for the bulk of what we're proposing. >> so can you guarantee that the president will sign some form of major gun legislation? >> look, i can't guarantee anything that congress is going to do. you know that, but i can guarantee that the president and i are absolutely committed to take this fight to the american people, for a rational gun safety policy in america. >> and he is smack in the middle of the fiscal fight. he cut the deal to avoid the nose dive off the fiscal cliff. now he is read
professional here in dc. earlier you said all presidential elections come down to the economy. the argument can be made the president obama won a second term on social issues. what we have been served better if the discussions during these debates centered more on the economy? >> i do think, in the end, this one came down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as sort of a guidepost for where he wants to go from here -- i did not hear him talk a lot about, during the campaign, he seemed to be talking about jobs and getting people back to work. i think the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think he thought -- that his people thought that they had -- what they concentrated on -- in some ways this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters through polls and recognizing that the demogr
fleeing that building. >>> side by side, president obama and hillary clinton si down for their first joint interview. was it a passing of the torch? >> i don't think, you know, either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> so whosedea was it? and was vice president biden watching? >>> and remembering whitney. whitney houston's mom opens up about details for the first time of her daughter's death and the questions she still wrestles with every day. a candid conversation with cissy houston "today," monday, january 28th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. just a terrible story out of brazil. that country is declaring three days of national mourning now for the victims of that deadly nightclub fire as the investigation gets under way. >> it's a huge tragedy. consider the loss of life. it was apparently started, that fire, by s
there was this to say about the fact that the obama administration had not done anything about benghazi and then we will bring you up-to-date on her forecast. >> the important thing is what happened afterwards, which is nothing. they never hunted down and retaliated correspondent. and by failing to respond we know who did this attack. we know where the training camps are. by failing to respond we have given them a green light to hit us again. lou: and they did. more americans dead in north africa, algeria this time. this is an administration -- and let me turn to mitchell. is it your judgment that this administration is pursuing right now those who have perpetrated the murders of our ambassador in benghazi, killed three americans at least in algeria. >> no, i don't think that there is a lot of evidence that they are aggressively pursuing this, and it is not just what happened before, during, and after. this is much more broad than what happened in one city in libya. four of our embassies and consulates were attacked on september 11th. there have been anti-american demonstrations across the region ,
at the inauguration gunned down in chicago a week after she performed at president obama's inauguration. she was at a park, someone jumped a fence, ran up and opened fire. she was a majorette, and that was the one that sasha and malia were dancing to. >> yeah. >> probably from indiana or mississippi. >> just overwhelmingly sad. >> stephanie: chris murphy yesterday. >> we need to wake members up to the fact that if they want to do the right thing here there is not really a political price to pay at the hands of the nra like there were a decade or two ago. >> stephanie: yeah, 92% of americans want a background check. can't we get that done. and the nra -- he is sitting there facing all of these republican senator who he gave money to. yeah, oddly the question not quite as tough from republicans. republicans have benefited from at least $700,000 in various forms from the nra the nra's pac or -- >> i'm sure a coincidence. >> stephanie: yeah. don in oklahoma welcome. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: hi, go ahead. >> caller: i just wanted to say first of all that i am 100% suppor
issue that will see some action even before gun control out of the congress this year. president obama's also going to be talking about that tomorrow. and on the international scene, very, very incredibly trallingtic news out of brazil where a blaze in a nightclub down there eerily reminiscent of the nightclub fire up in rhode island. what was that? just south of providence road eye island that was caused by pyrotechnics, fireworks inside of a building that the band had set off. the same thing happened in this not club in brazil. about 230 lost their lives the latest report on that. a whole lot more. we are coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station on siriusx xm this hour only and on current tv. good to have you with us. we invite you to join the conversation any time either by phone, 866-55-press, or on twitter. follow us on getter and talk to us on twitter @bpshow or at facebook.com/billpress facebook.com/billpressshow, whatever portal, we love to hear from you and make you a part of the program. and you will join team press here
's for a comprehensive immigration bill so maybe he's told his friends at fox to stand down on this. we'll see. but it's really -- it is sad that people, you know, make every single thing is about -- is it good for barack obama? i have to say when john boehner the speaker said well, i hope the president doesn't push this bill to the left and make it impossible. i mean why doesn't he just say isn't it great we're on the same page. we have an issue. it is challenging. it is going to be tough but let's all work together. oh no. the president should just be quiet. that's his message. well, i know the president will not be quiet. the president is going to hold our feet to the fire. we'll get this done. >> stephanie: i agree with you. i don't care why they do it. they tend to blurt things out like we need to get the latino vote back. that's the point -- something you're not supposed to say. >> i couldn't believe it. i had to shake my head when john mccain said on national news, you know, it's the latino vote. as if the latinos aren't listening to this. >> stephanie: they have some sort of different hearing
>>> this morning on "world news now," presidential praise. barack obama and hillary clinton were once political rivals. >> this morning as secretary of state clinton gets ready to leave the white house, she may be stepping down with what sounds like a presidential endorsement. it's monday, january 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> happy monday, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll get to our top political headlines in just a second, including a bipartisan deal on one of the president's pet projects. could be some major headway being made on immigration reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the mi
their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said they have a close friendship. >>> 7:16. sonya so toe sonya so toe my so toe mayor will be -- sonia sotomayor will be here in the bay area. she's promoting her book that recounts her life all the way to the bench. >>> this morning, there a report the japanese government eased its safety regulations to help pass-track the boeing 787 for japan's biggert airlines. reuters is reporting japan airlines and all nipp 0. n airlines as
to dance. don't put him on the spot. >> have you heard from president obama? have you heard from -- >> no? not yet? >> why don't all of you get down here with him. >> we'll dance with you. come on. show us something. >> side kick has one. >> do you know the squirrel dance? >> no. >> get a little wiggle in your video. can you show us that? okay. >> awesome. >> there we go. >> there you go. >> no, no, no. >> i love some of the lines in this video. he says, i'm not in a party. i am a party. >> you remember that. >> brad, did he come up with those lines or did you help him with that? >> that was him because i was -- all the people were sending e-mails. you could ask a question to the president and everybody wanted to know what political party he was in. i was trying to explain to him, okay, republicans, then there's democrats, independents. he got really distracted and bored and he was like, i'm not in a party, i am a party. >> there you go. >> way better than anything i would have ever said. >> when did it explode for you? you made it originally just for your family. now 4 million hits later
obama here together, and you interview them. >> that would be awesome. >> and see how that works out. that's what i want to see. >> on it, done. write that down. on it. charles, what have you got? >> i can't wait until we can line up the gang of eight's immigration plan against the president's plan. this is an issue we have to deal with. it's all in the details. it's not really the big ticket items, it is the down ticket items. >> the big ticket items actually haven't changed from generations ago. >> everybody has to register, but they can't work until they've paid all the fines. >> details, details. >> all that stuff is where it really works out. >> the president has said, as a father, he wouldn't let his children, if he had boys, play football. >> i have two boys, and i have the same debate. i grew up in football culture, friday night lights, small town texas, and i don't know if i'd let my boys play football. >> i've had that discussion with 15 friends of mine about their own sons. >> i just say no. i have two boys. they want to play. i'd say no. >> i have two boys, three fracture
, unfortunately, under president obama's presidency. does it concern you, chief, that federal prosecutions per month in 2011 compared to those in 2010, the number of filings went down 7.9% and were down 28.8% from 2006 in federal court. does that concern you? >> i can tell you that in the baltimore police department -- >> i'm asking if those numbers concern you. >> no, because you are not including local prosecutions. i cannot stand here and tell you of a single case in baltimore county where a gun was involved that was not prosecuted. >> are we trying to pass a state or federal law today? it is a federal law we are trying to enforce. and with regard to the crimes of carrying a court -- a firearm during the violence or drug trafficking offense, those prosecutions declined. i would say that, first, we need to make sure we are doing our job. i would also note that although crime is a very important matter, we should never lose our emphasis on bringing down crime. the murder rate in america today is half what it was in 1993. we have made progress on that. and we can continue to drive those number
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